Ron is the news anchor for “Good Morning America Weekend Edition” and a general assignment correspondent based in New York, where he reports for "World News with Diane Sawyer" and "Good Morning America." He joined ABC News in 1986. He has previously worked in the New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami and Boston bureaus of ABC News and has covered stories worldwide. He was part of the ABC News team that won a 2000 Emmy Award for coverage of the seizure of Elian Gonzalez in Miami. In 2003, he was an Ochberg Fellow with the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, affiliated with the University of Washington. Prior to joining ABC News, he was a general assignment correspondent for WNYW-TV, New York from 1982 to 1986, and a reporter for the New York Daily News from 1980-1982, and a reporter and national editor for United Press International wire service in New York from 1977-80.